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if i have two columns with part numbers on separate worksheet. Can I mirror them so that i can get the info on one speadsheet.

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Excelchat Expert
02/08/2018 - 06:50

hello..

User
02/08/2018 - 06:51

hello

Excelchat Expert
02/08/2018 - 06:51

how can i help you today?

User
02/08/2018 - 06:52

I have two spreadsheets each with over 1000 rows on them. The are almost similar, but i need them to be tha same row by row.

User
02/08/2018 - 06:52

is this possible

Excelchat Expert
02/08/2018 - 06:53

are you talking about two different file..??

User
02/08/2018 - 06:53

yes..two different files

Excelchat Expert
02/08/2018 - 06:55

If you want to compare with two different files..

Excelchat Expert
02/08/2018 - 06:55

you can split but will not sync..togather..

Excelchat Expert
02/08/2018 - 06:56

hold on..

User
02/08/2018 - 06:56

is there a merge function that may work?

User
02/08/2018 - 06:56

if you ask it to look at and compare the one column?

Excelchat Expert
02/08/2018 - 06:57

if you put them on same sheet.. you can compare..

Excelchat Expert
02/08/2018 - 06:57

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Excelchat Expert
02/08/2018 - 06:58

this is menu for two different files on split windows..

Excelchat Expert
02/08/2018 - 07:00

hold on..

Excelchat Expert
02/08/2018 - 07:00

actually you can sync..

Excelchat Expert
02/08/2018 - 07:00

hold on..

Excelchat Expert
02/08/2018 - 07:01

this is how you do it..

Excelchat Expert
02/08/2018 - 07:02

first you open two files..in Excel..

User
02/08/2018 - 07:03

OK. Both files are open

Excelchat Expert
02/08/2018 - 07:04

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Excelchat Expert
02/08/2018 - 07:04

split windows..

Excelchat Expert
02/08/2018 - 07:04

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Excelchat Expert
02/08/2018 - 07:04

now your screen should be like this..

Excelchat Expert
02/08/2018 - 07:06

if you already did, please let me know..

User
02/08/2018 - 07:06

OK..I think im there

Excelchat Expert
02/08/2018 - 07:07

make sure you should see part no in both window..

Excelchat Expert
02/08/2018 - 07:07

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User
02/08/2018 - 07:07

yes. that is correct

Excelchat Expert
02/08/2018 - 07:07

click View Side by Side and Synchronous Scrolling..

Excelchat Expert
02/08/2018 - 07:08

and if you scroll in the one window.. other window will also be scrolled

User
02/08/2018 - 07:08

where do i find that

Excelchat Expert
02/08/2018 - 07:09

View menu..

Excelchat Expert
02/08/2018 - 07:09

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Excelchat Expert
02/08/2018 - 07:09

if you see only one window..

Excelchat Expert
02/08/2018 - 07:09

you can click Arrange all, and select vertical..

Excelchat Expert
02/08/2018 - 07:10

second window will appear again..

Excelchat Expert
02/08/2018 - 07:12

did you get it..??

User
02/08/2018 - 07:14

but if i want them to merge together into one document, i still have to do this manually? With all the rows in chronological order?

Excelchat Expert
02/08/2018 - 07:15

if you want to merge together, you have use other methods..

Excelchat Expert
02/08/2018 - 07:15

it depends on how your files are structured..

Excelchat Expert
02/08/2018 - 07:15

could you upload your files in here..??

Excelchat Expert
02/08/2018 - 07:15

So I can find which way you can do it..??

User
02/08/2018 - 07:16

[Uploaded an Excel file]

User
02/08/2018 - 07:16

[Uploaded an Excel file]

User
02/08/2018 - 07:17

i want to merge these two sheets so that I get all of Matts locations with Justins parts.

Excelchat Expert
02/08/2018 - 07:17

hold on..

User
02/08/2018 - 07:17

Do you understand what i am trying to achieve?

Excelchat Expert
02/08/2018 - 07:18

Is there any duplication between Justin's part no and Matt's part no?

User
02/08/2018 - 07:20

Yes. Each sheet has almost the same part numbers one sheet has more numbers the the other

User
02/08/2018 - 07:20

**then

Excelchat Expert
02/08/2018 - 07:20

then how do you want to merge..

User
02/08/2018 - 07:21

I want Matt's locations merged with Justin's part numbers

Excelchat Expert
02/08/2018 - 07:22

hold on..

Excelchat Expert
02/08/2018 - 07:24

[Uploaded an Excel file]

Excelchat Expert
02/08/2018 - 07:24

[Uploaded an Excel file]

Excelchat Expert
02/08/2018 - 07:25

I merged matt and Justine..

Excelchat Expert
02/08/2018 - 07:25

I added new row to merge locationgroup&location for matt..

Excelchat Expert
02/08/2018 - 07:25

and copy to justin..

Excelchat Expert
02/08/2018 - 07:26

it's in the from 1105 row

Excelchat Expert
02/08/2018 - 07:26

I used vlookup to add part description for added row..

Excelchat Expert
02/08/2018 - 07:27

If partdescrition is blank.. It mean no part no found from justin..

User
02/08/2018 - 07:30

ok. I get that. Now, i want to merge the location from Matt to the part number from Justin

Excelchat Expert
02/08/2018 - 07:31

hold on..

Excelchat Expert
02/08/2018 - 07:35

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Excelchat Expert
02/08/2018 - 07:35

now you need copy part no and location.. on column A & D..

Excelchat Expert
02/08/2018 - 07:36

pink colored cells are formula to separate LocationGroup & Location..

Excelchat Expert
02/08/2018 - 07:37

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Excelchat Expert
02/08/2018 - 07:37

I found one error ..

Excelchat Expert
02/08/2018 - 07:37

I fixed it. use this file

Excelchat Expert
02/08/2018 - 07:39

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Excelchat Expert
02/08/2018 - 07:39

I added trim function to eliminate space after calculation..

Excelchat Expert
02/08/2018 - 07:40

basic formula didn't changed..

User
02/08/2018 - 07:40

am i allowed to call you?

Excelchat Expert
02/08/2018 - 07:41

don't think so..

User
02/08/2018 - 07:41

i dont think I am explaining what I need

Excelchat Expert
02/08/2018 - 07:41

sorry about that..

Excelchat Expert
02/08/2018 - 07:41

could you explain again..??

User
02/08/2018 - 07:42

Matts locations have to be matched with Justin's part numbers. I dont think we have achieved this yet

User
02/08/2018 - 07:42

where matt's part number is the same as justins

Excelchat Expert
02/08/2018 - 07:42

could you give me a example.?

Excelchat Expert
02/08/2018 - 07:42

how do you want to merge..

Excelchat Expert
02/08/2018 - 07:48

[Uploaded an Excel file]

Excelchat Expert
02/08/2018 - 07:48

do you want file like this..??

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